Most everyone has a car or drives one and the newer the car, the more idiot lights they have all over the place. They used to be called “idiot lights” meaning an idiot can understand what it is telling you but today there are so many, it makes you feel like an idiot because you can’t read them.
Every car needs to come with a booklet off all these new things that have been added, removed or changed. I got in a brand new car the other day and wasn’t for sure I could drive it and I am a mechanic. So I hope I can help with my “Dashboard Warning Lights Explained” definitions to help you better understand what your car might be telling you. Continue reading
Summer is practically here and along with summer are those hot temperatures. Millions plan family vacations every summer and many of those are road trips to one degree or another.
There is nothing that ruins a great road trip more than anything than having car troubles, especially while out in the middle of nowhere. Not to mention how unsafe being broke down on the side of the road is these days. So the first thing you need to do before you do anything else this summer is to get your car ready for a road trip.
Why You Should Change Your Oil and Never Use Old Motor Oil? You should keep your oil changed frequently and never use old motor oil. You may have people make fun of you because you are one of those people that like to change your oil in your car every 3000 to 5000 miles.
Well in time you can make fun of those that rarely to never change their oil or even worse use already used motor oil when they start having oils leaks, blow by and blown engines. Continue reading